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Dana Carvey

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $1,786,387,068 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,296)
Best-known acting roles: Pops (The Secret Life of Pets), (Hotel Transylvania 2), Garth Algar (Wayne's World), Pistachio Disguisey (The Master of Disguise), Garth Algar (Wayne's World 2)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Renaud, Louis C.K., Yarrow Cheney, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading3$177,014,439$61,400,000$238,414,439
Lead Ensemble Member2$368,384,330$518,395,458$886,779,788
Supporting2$209,142,981$319,878,808$529,021,789
(Unclassified)9$132,171,052$0$132,171,052

Career Trend

This graph shows Dana Carvey’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: The Secret Life of Pets

December 4th, 2016

The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets is one of the biggest hits of the year and one of the biggest original animated films of all time. That said, strong box office numbers doesn’t mean high quality. Minions earned nearly $300 million more at the box office, but it is strictly for kids. Will The Secret Life of Pets have what it takes to entertain adults as well? Or is it another movie that only kids will enjoy? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/7/2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2 Pops  $0 $0 $0
5/8/2016 The Secret Life of Pets Pops  $368,384,330 $518,395,458 $886,779,788
9/23/2015 Hotel Transylvania 2   $169,700,110 $301,051,288 $470,751,398
8/2/2002 The Master of Disguise Pistachio Disguisey  $40,363,530 $0 $40,363,530
11/10/2000 Little Nicky Referee  $39,442,871 $18,827,520 $58,270,391
12/2/1994 Trapped in Paradise Alvin Firpo  $6,017,509 $0 $6,017,509
10/28/1994 The Road to Wellville George Kellogg  $6,487,257 $0 $6,487,257
5/6/1994 Clean Slate Maurice L. Pogue  $7,352,116 $0 $7,352,116
12/10/1993 Wayne's World 2 Garth Algar  $47,965,000 $0 $47,965,000
2/14/1992 Wayne's World Garth Algar  $121,697,323 $61,400,000 $183,097,323
3/30/1990 Opportunity Knocks Eddie Farrell/Jonathan Albertson  $11,359,129 $0 $11,359,129
3/4/1988 Moving Brad Williams  $10,815,378 $0 $10,815,378
10/3/1986 Tough Guys Richie Evans  $21,458,229 $0 $21,458,229
3/23/1984 Racing with the Moon Baby Face  $5,400,000 $0 $5,400,000
3/2/1984 This is Spinal Tap Mime Waiter  $4,736,202 $0 $4,736,202
10/30/1981 Halloween II WWAR Assistant  $25,533,818 $0 $25,533,818
Movies: 16Totals:$886,712,802$899,674,266$1,786,387,068
  Averages:$55,419,550$56,229,642$111,649,192

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/7/2019 The Secret Life of Pets 2 $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/8/2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,381 $368,384,330 $886,779,788 41.5%
5/6/1994 Clean Slate $3,136,130 1,474 $7,352,116 $7,352,116 100.0%
12/10/1993 Wayne's World 2 $13,516,699 2,414 $47,965,000 $47,965,000 100.0%
2/14/1992 Wayne's World $18,122,710 1,878 $121,697,323 $183,097,323 66.5%
Movies: 5Totals:  $545,398,769$1,125,194,227 
 Averages:$27,825,6892,029$109,079,754$225,038,84577.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/23/2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 $48,464,322 3,768 $169,700,110 $470,751,398 36.0%
11/10/2000 Little Nicky $16,063,904 2,910 $39,442,871 $58,270,391 67.7%
Movies: 2Totals:  $209,142,981$529,021,789 
 Averages:$32,264,1133,339$104,571,491$264,510,89551.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 318 $545,398,769
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,432 $209,142,981
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,584 $348,628,362
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,108 $368,384,330
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,901-7,000) 6,983 $169,700,110
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,129 $886,712,802
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 390 $579,795,458
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,582 $319,878,808
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 18,501-18,600) 18,555 $80,227,520
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,029 $518,395,458
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,769 $301,051,288
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,585 $899,674,266
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 350 $1,125,194,227
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,801-5,900) 5,848 $529,021,789
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,201-7,300) 7,274 $428,855,882
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,018 $886,779,788
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,251 $470,751,398
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,296 $1,786,387,068
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office 64 93
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office 37 166
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office 38 166
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office 93 73
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 207 $375,736,446
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 44 $169,662,323
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 177 $518,395,458
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 140 $61,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $894,131,904
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 86 $231,062,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 633 $177,014,439
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies 65 $368,384,330
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,176 $61,400,000
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies 79 $518,395,458
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 818 $238,414,439
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies 73 $886,779,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 336 $177,014,439
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 75 $368,384,330
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 687 $61,400,000
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 89 $518,395,458
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 473 $238,414,439
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 84 $886,779,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 154 $368,384,330
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 149 $177,014,439
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 189 $518,395,458
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 279 $61,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $886,779,788
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 185 $238,414,439
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 414 $177,014,439
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $368,384,330
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 716 $61,400,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $518,395,458
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 542 $238,414,439
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 125 $886,779,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies 50 $368,384,330
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $169,662,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $7,352,116
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies 46 $518,395,458
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 236 $61,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies 46 $886,779,788
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 180 $231,062,323
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 151 $7,352,116


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